IUTAM-IASS Symposium on Deployable Structures: Theory and Applications

IUTAM-IASS Symposium on Deployable Structures: Theory and Applications : Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium held in Cambridge, U.K., 6-9 September 1998

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This collection presents 49 contributions by engineers, architects, biologists, and applied mathematicians interested in deployable structures. Aerospace structures are currently at the leading edge, and this is reflected by a larger number of contributions covering the full spectrum of concepts, simulations, testing, and working systems.
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  • Hardback | 492 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 24.89mm | 1,980g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 2000 ed.
  • XX, 492 p.
  • 079236516X
  • 9780792365167

Table of contents

Preface. List of Participants. Opening Address by S. Pellegrino. Opening Remarks by S. Medwadowski. Address by R. Wang. Contributed Papers. Scissors-Action Deployables Based on Space-Filling Polygonal Hyperboloids; M. Al Khayer, H. Lalvani. Inflatable Tensioned Membrane Waveguide Antenna Array for Space Applications; M.C. Bailey, et al. Inflatable Triangulated Cylinders; R.J.P. Barker, S.D. Guest. Folding Tensegrity Systems; M. Bouderbala, R. Motro. Wing Folding in Beetles; J.H. Brackenbury. Symmetry as a Basis for Morphological Analysis and Generation of NASA-Type Cubic Deployables; A. Britt, H. Lalvani. High Precision Deployment and Shape Correction of Multi-mirror Space Designs; V.I. Bujakas, A.G. Rybakova. Deployable Structures: What Can We Learn from Biological Structures? C.R. Calladine. Design, Construction and Testing of the Deployable UHF Antgenna for SKYNET 4 Stage 2; R. Charles. Finite Element Analysis and Deployable Structures; M.A. Crisfield, G. Jelenic. Foldable Rigid Connections; M. Ebara, K. Kawaguchi. Combining Active and Passive Sub-Structures in Snap-Through-Type Deployable Structures; G.J. Gantes, et al. Florin system; R. Garcia Diegue, J.C. Goomez de Cozar. Scaling of Nonlinear Phenomena with Emphasis on Thin Film Deployable Structures; G. Greschik, et al. Wing Folding in Insects: a Natural, Deployable Structure; F. Haas. Microdynamics of Lightweight Precision Deployable Spacecraft Structures; J.D. Hinkle, et al. Bi-stable Composite Slit Tubes; K. Iqbal, et al. Thermal-Structural Performance of Rigid Panel Solar Arrays; J.D. Johnston, E.A. Thornton. Self-Deployable Antenna Using Centrifugal Force; T. Kanemitsu et al. Deployable Swimming Pool Enclosures; E. Karni. A New Approach to Retractable MembraneStructures; K. Kawaguchi. Accurate Design Sensitivities for Deployable Structures by Exact Differentiation of Rigid-Body Modes; F. van Keulen, H. de Boer. Folding/Unfolding Manner of Tree Leaves as a Deployable Structure; H. Kobayashi, et al. Foldable Bar Structures on a Sphere; F. Kovacs. Coupled Mechanisms in Biological Deployable Structures; B. Kresling. Computational Issues in the Modeling of Wrinkling During Parachute Deployment; X. Liu, et al. Development of Space Inflatable/Rigidizable Structures Technology; M.C. Lou, V.A. Feria. Overconstrained Sliding Mechanisms; E. Makai, T. Tarnai. The Kinematics of Large Rotations Using Clifford Algebra; F.A. McRobie, J. Lasenby. A FEM for Complex Deployable Structure Analysis; J. Mitsugi, et al. Tension Truss Antenna Concept, Reality and Future; K. Miura, K. Tanizawa. Constructional Solutions for Two-Way-Fold-Deployable Space Trusses; M. Piekarski. Bending of Three-Dimensional Pantographic Column; I. Raskin, J. Roorda. Fundamentals of STEM Mechanics; F.P.J. Rimrott, G. Fritzsche. Sandwich Structures with Negative Posson's Ratio for Deployable Structures; F. Scarpa, G. Tomlinson. Dynamical Analysis of the Deployment Process of Tethered Satellite Systems; M. Schagerl, et al. Deployment of a Panel by Tape-Spring Hinges; K.A. Seffen, et al. Deployment Dynamics of Flexible Beams; V.V. Sidorenko. Systematic Design of Micro and Macro Systems; O. Sigmund. Conceptual Study on Cylindrical Deployable Space Structures; A. Sogame, H. Furuya. Inflation of Rolled Tubes; C.R. Steele, J.P. Fay. Controlling the Performance and the Deployment Parameters of a Self-Locking Satellite Boom; W. Szyszkowski, K. Fielden. Dynamics of Spacecraft Antenna Du
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